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Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Selects Embarcadero Technologies’ InterBase® as Application Database for Its Consulting System


Embarcadero Technologies’ compact relational database is installed on 16,000 machines across the company’s Super Insurance Consulting System

TOKYO – April 2, 2009 – Embarcadero Technologies, Inc., a database tools and developer software company, announced today that Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (TMNF) has selected InterBase, Embarcadero’s relational database management system, for TMNF’s Super Insurance Consulting System. InterBase has been distributed to a total of 16,000 computers connected to the consulting system, which went live in January 2009.

Embarcadero’s InterBase, which has earned a high reputation as a compact database system that requires no administrator intervention, is an embedded database for enterprise and packaged applications. Easy and quick installation and configuration, small footprint, automatic crash recovery and self-tuning enable customers to use high-performing and sophisticated database functions with near-zero maintenance.

Tokio Marine & Nichido Systems Co., Ltd., which developed the Super Insurance Consulting System, is using InterBase to manage its contracts and customer data. It selected InterBase database for its stability, backward compatibility and ease of maintenance.

“InterBase enables users to enjoy its excellent performance and stability with minimum configuration and maintenance,” said Mr. Terai, solution designer for Tokio Marine & Nichido Systems’s Super Insurance Solution Service Department. “It will significantly benefit customers by allowing them to cut post-release maintenance costs, and they will also receive full vendor support. We believe that InterBase enable us to achieve a more efficient and stable system operation and to provide users with higher performance, while minimizing deployment workload. These are the reasons why we chose InterBase.”

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About Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (TMNF) is a nonlife insurance company established in 1879. The company, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has 128 operating sites in Japan and a worldwide network throughout 36 countries/regions. Its capital is 101.9 billion Japanese yen and number of employees is 15,263 as of March 31, 2008. The Tokio Marine Group is engaged in domestic nonlife insurance and insurance businesses, overseas insurance business, financial business and other businesses that bring significant synergy. The Tokio Marine Group is aiming to be a global corporate group which is selected by customers for its quality and keeps growing.

About Embarcadero Technologies
Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of award-winning tools for application developers and database professionals so they can design systems right, build them faster and run them better, regardless of their platform or programming language. Ninety of the Fortune 100 and an active community of more than three million users worldwide rely on Embarcadero products to increase productivity, reduce costs, simplify change management and compliance and accelerate innovation. Founded in 1993, Embarcadero is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices located around the world. Embarcadero is online at


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